Juan Cardona's Funeral Fund

$24,584 of $20,000 goal

Raised by 396 people in 11 months
Created August 28, 2018
Cardona Family
on behalf of Marcela Cardona-Rios
32505214_1535484390181501_r.jpegJuan Pablo Cardona was on vacation in Colombia where he was tragically shot in the chest, killing him in a robbery. We are struggling to comprehend the situation as it stands, and the details are cloudy. What we do know is that he needs to be brought back home, and that will incur some serious costs. It is hard to discuss financial strife in a time of such raw pain, but the reality is that it will cost at least $10,000 to bring him back for a proper funeral, which will also cost a good amount.

We are hoping to raise at least $20,000 to help his mother, sister, and the rest of our family to begin the hard task of bringing our cherished cousin, brother, and friend home.

Update: First, and foremost- we want to thank everyone who has donated so far. Early reports are saying that Juan was on a walk with a friend when the two assailants approached on a motorcycle. They drove by and attempted to snatch his backpack. Reports state Juan resisted the mugging, and was struck with a gunshot wound to the chest.
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Join us in a celebration of the life of Juan Pablo Cardona this Friday Sept 7th 8pm at the Brass Tap in Ft.Lauderdale!

There will be performances by major South Florida acts Spred the Dub and Fusik, and a live painting of Juan by Miami Mixed Media Artist Andres Martinez.

We are honored to have such incredible talent showing their love for Juan and support for the Cardona family.

Juan was a huge proponent of the arts, and close friends with many creators in his community. His passion for art, music, spirituality, and community was a driving force in his life - there is no better way to celebrate our beloved Juan Sancocho.

** All proceeds and donations from the event will go to the Cardona family **

https://www.brasstapbeerbar.com/FtLauderdale ( https://goo.gl/maps/H8wqtU5j3Ey)

Special thanks to Christopher Montano ( www.3rcinteractive) & Ruben Vasquez ( www.properblack.com) for the flyer design.
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Thank you to all of those that have donated and expressed their love for Juan and the Cardona family. The support we have received is tremendous!!!

Please continue to share and donate.

Although we have reached our “goal” to bring Juan home and have a funeral - we are far from out of the woods. There are many financial obstacles that lie ahead in the aftermath of this abominable tragedy.

The following is information regarding Memorial and Funeral Services for Juan Pablo Cardona:


Wednesday September 5, 2018
Boyd-Panciera Family Funeral Care
6400 Hollywood Blvd Hollywood,FL 33024

Funeral Service and Burial

Thursday September 6, 2018
Nativity Catholic Church
5220 Johnson St Hollywood,FL 33021

To be immediately followed by

Fred Hunter Cemetery
6301 Taft St Hollywood,FL 33024
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We're nearing our goal. We cannot begin to thank you enough for your support. The outpouring of love and support from the community is keeping us human. Juan was the backbone of his family, supporting them financially unconditionally. Your donation today will help with getting us into a stable position without him. Thank you again.
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$24,584 of $20,000 goal

Raised by 396 people in 11 months
Created August 28, 2018
Cardona Family
on behalf of Marcela Cardona-Rios
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